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[Congressional Bills 116th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [H.R. 6784 Introduced in House (IH)] <DOC> 116th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6784 To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 8, 2020 Mr. Reschenthaler (for himself, Mr. Steube, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Perry, Mr. Nunes, and Mr. Jordan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Time to Repeal an Archaic Policy Act of 2020'' or the ``TRAP Act of 2020''. SEC. 2. REPEAL OF PROVISION RELATING TO PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS. (a) Repeal.--Section 953 of title 18, United States Code, is repealed. (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 45 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 953. (c) Effective Date.--The repeal made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. <all>